Fall 2009 Capital Markets Outlook

Fall 2009 Capital Markets Outlook Here is our latest Economic Outlook.  Check out Jonathan’s thoughts by listening to the whole program or by clicking on a specific topic and listening for a couple minutes. Jonathan records these ever 3 months.  They get...

Weekly Commentary October 26, 2009

The Markets What do Caterpillar, Netflix, Apple and Microsoft have in common? They all posted quarterly earnings last week that exceeded analyst expectations—and they are not alone. We are about one-third of the way into the quarterly earnings season and a remarkable...

Weekly Commentary October 19, 2009

The Markets The good news is the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 10,000 last week. The bad news is it first rose above 10,000 more than 10 years ago – March 1999 to be specific. A lot has changed in those 10 years! Let’s look at a few differences between 1999...

Weekly Commentary October 12, 2009

The Markets The S&P 500 index jumped 4.5% last week as a weakening dollar and a positive earnings report from Alcoa helped keep the bulls in charge. Early last week, Australia surprised the world and became the first central bank of the Group of 20 Nations to...

Weekly Commentary October 5, 2009

The Markets As we enter the home stretch for 2009, let’s review what transpired in the financial markets over the past three months. Data as of 9/30/09 3nd Quarter Y-T-D 1-Year 3-Year 5-Year 10-Year Standard & Poor’s 500 (Domestic Stocks) 15.0% 17.0% -9.4%...